elRTE JavaScript API (branch 1.x)

Get editor content

var content = $('selector').elrte('val');

Set content

var html_code = '<p>This is example <strong>HTML</strong> code.</p>';
$('selector').elrte('val', html_code);

Update textarea value

When you submit from with own JS function and want to force editor to put current contents to the hidden textarea:

$('selector').elrte('updateSource');

Remove/destroy editor

Added in version 1.3

Will completely remove editor from document and return it to previous state with updated content

$('selector').elrte('destroy');